Conair Group Inc. of Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada, formerly known as Conair Aviation Ltd., is a company specializing in retrofitting firefighting aircraft and maintaining customer and company-owned aircraft. Conair has a fleet of aircraft that are broken down into two categories — air attack, and airtankers.
Visible aircrafts are:
4x Douglas DC-6
The Bombardier 415 (formerly Canadair CL-415)is a Canadian amphibious aircraft purpose-built as a water bomber. It is the only aircraft designed and built specifically for aerial firefighting and is based on the company's CL-215. It is marketed in the USA as the Superscooper.
Stockport Air Disaster was the crash of a Canadair C-4 Argonaut aircraft owned by British Midland Airways, registration G-ALHG, near the centre of Stockport, Greater Manchester, England on Sunday 4 June 1967. 72 of the 84 aboard were killed in the accident. Of the 12 survivors, all were seriously injured. It currently stands as the fourth worst disaster in British aviation history.
With the prototype first flying in 1947, and the Mark VI in 1954, the Mark VI was powered by an Orenda 14 Turbojet of 3300kg, providing a top speed of 1142 kmh at sea level.The first CL13B Sabre was delivered in 1956 and assembled at No 1 Air Depot. A total of 34 CL13B's were supplied to the SAAF.
In Korea, the SAAF No 2 Squadron, the Flying Cheetahs, operated American manufactu...
Starfighters are the only fully operational, civilian owned Supersonic Jet Team on the U.S. Airshow Circuit.
Rick Svetkoff began his search for an F-104 Starfighter in the fall of 1988. Talks of F-104s being shipped to the U.S. gave him hope, however, it was not until early 1995 that he purchased his first F-104.
In 1997, in its first season, Starfighters took th...
Keflavík Airport Iceland was constructed by the Americans during World War II for military purposes and inaugurated on the 24 March 1943. The airport played a major role for the allies and is situated on the Reykjanes peninsula 50 kilometers south-west from Reykjavík the Capital.
The airport area is approximately 25 square kilometers, the runway system comprises of 4 runw...
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